The Mendelssohn companion



Publisher: Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn

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  • Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Felix, -- 1809-1847,
  • Composers -- Germany -- Biography
  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index

    Statementedited by Douglass Seaton
    GenreBiography
    ContributionsSeaton, Douglass
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML410.M5 M55 2001
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 799 p. :
    Number of Pages799
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17010129M
    ISBN 100313284458
    LC Control Number00033129

  An extraordinary prodigy of Mozartean abilities, Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy was a distinguished composer and conductor, a legendary pianist and organist, and an accomplished painter and classicist. Lionized in his lifetime, he is best remembered today for several staples of the concert hall and for such popular music as "The Wedding March" and "Hark, the Herald . Moses Mendelssohn (6 September – 4 January ) was a German-Jewish philosopher to whose ideas the Haskalah, the 'Jewish Enlightenment' of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, is indebted.. Born to a poor Jewish family in Dessau, Principality of Anhalt, and originally destined for a rabbinical career, Mendelssohn educated himself in German thought and literature and Born: September 6, , Dessau, Principality of . Jewish Post-Biblical History Through Great Personalities by Zakkai, Jochanan ben ; Mendelssohn, Moses and a great selection of related books, . By Felix Mendelssohn / ed. Margery Halford. Piano Book. Spanning Mendelssohn's compositional career, the collection contains several pieces from "Songs without Words," the "Six Pieces for Children," Op. 72, and other individuals works including the popular "Scherzo in E minor." Halford's fine edition contains a thematic index of the ry: Piano Collection.

  • Making Oscar Wilde by Michèle Mendelssohn is published by Oxford University Press (£20). To order a copy for £17 go to or call Free UK p&p over £10 Author: Rachel Cooke. Although Mendelssohn was most famous during his lifetime as a composer, virtuoso pianist, and conductor, he also enjoyed an enviable reputation as a highly skilled organist. The instrument had fascinated - one might almost say mesmerized - him from earliest youth, but aside from a year or so of formal training at the age of about twelve or thirteen, he was entirely self-taught. After several months soaking up the rich music scene in London, Mendelssohn journeyed up to Scotland with his travelling companion Karl Klingemann and there found inspiration for what would later become his ‘Scottish’ Symphony No. 3 in A minor (op. 56) and his Hebrides Overture ‘Fingal’s Cave’ (op. 26). After departing from Glasgow. Buy The Cambridge Companion to Mendelssohn (Cambridge Companions to Music) by Mercertaylor, Peter (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.3/5(1).

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Felix Mendelssohn, in full Jakob Ludwig Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, (born February 3,Hamburg [Germany]—died November 4,Leipzig), German composer, pianist, musical conductor, and teacher, one of the most-celebrated figures of the early Romantic his music Mendelssohn largely observed Classical models and practices while initiating key.

This innovative book continues David Damschroder's radical reformulation of harmonic theory, presenting a dynamic exploration of harmony in the compositions of Mendelssohn and Schumann, two key figures of nineteenth-century classical music. This volume's introductory chapters creatively introduce.

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Book Description. This volume of essays brings together a selection of the most significant and representative writings on Mendelssohn from the last fifty years. Divided into four main subject areas, it makes available twenty-two essays which have transformed scholarly awareness of this crucial and ever-popular nineteenth-century composer and.

Title: The Cambridge Companion to Mendelssohn Format: Paperback Number of Pages: Vendor: Cambridge University Press Publication Date: Dimensions: X (inches) Weight: 2 pounds ISBN: ISBN Series: Cambridge Companion Stock No: WWPages: Felix Mendelssohn was born on 3 Februaryin Hamburg, at the time an independent city-state, in the same house where, a year later, the dedicatee and first performer of his Violin Concerto, Ferdinand David, would be born.

Mendelssohn's father, the banker Abraham Mendelssohn, was the son of the German Jewish philosopher Moses Mendelssohn, whose. The Cambridge Companion to Mendelssohn TheCompaniontoMendelssohnis written by leading scholars in the field.

In fourteen chapters they explore the life, work, and reception of a composer-performer once thought uniquely untroubled in life and. The Mendelssohn Companion represents a collection of advanced scholarly research in Mendelssohn studies that examines the composer's life and music.

In recent decades, studies of his music manuscripts have discovered much previously overlooked work, and a reconsideration of his biography has permitted a more realistic portrayal of : Douglass Seaton.

The Diary of Felix and Cecile Mendelssohn Bartholdy, Together with Letters to their Families Author: Mendelssohn Bartholdy, Cécile ISBN: (). Felix Mendelssohn has books on Goodreads with ratings. Felix Mendelssohn’s most popular book is Songs Without Words for the Piano (Schirmer's Lib.Mendelssohn’s Concerto is in fact the first in the distinguished series of violin concertos written by pianist-composers with the assistance of eminent violinists.

THE MUSIC In his G minor and D minor piano concertos, Mendelssohn gives us just enough of an orchestral exordium to propel the soloist into action. This Companion offers a concise and authoritative survey of the string quartet by eleven chamber music specialists. Its fifteen carefully structured chapters provide coverage of a stimulating range of perspectives previously unavailable in one volume.

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